The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Coverity products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Coverity over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Coverity.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Coverity
Rank 601 579 543
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -36
Contract jobs citing Coverity 8 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.005% 0.021%
As % of the Vendors category 0.032% 0.012% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 9
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£400 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 - £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 - £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25323 24618 22252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.29% 45.10% 46.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14434 13926 11757
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £221 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1117 1066 1196
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

Coverity
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Coverity within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Coverity Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Coverity
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Coverity within the UK.

Coverity Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Coverity
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Coverity within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Coverity Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Coverity
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Coverity within the UK.

Coverity Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Coverity
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Coverity within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -19 8 £400 - 1
London +19 5 £375 -
City of London - 5 £375 -
South East - 3 £410 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £410 -
Aylesbury - 2 £410 -
Havant - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -

Coverity
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Coverity also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Coverity.

1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) Git (software)
1 7 (77.78%) Jenkins
2 6 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (66.67%) TDD
2 6 (66.67%) Scrum
2 6 (66.67%) XML
3 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 5 (55.56%) Web Services
3 5 (55.56%) Subversion
3 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
4 4 (44.44%) Kanban
4 4 (44.44%) HTML5
4 4 (44.44%) BDD
4 4 (44.44%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (44.44%) REST
4 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
4 4 (44.44%) Maven
4 4 (44.44%) MVC
4 4 (44.44%) Linux
4 4 (44.44%) HTML
4 4 (44.44%) SOAP
5 3 (33.33%) Java
5 3 (33.33%) OO
5 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (33.33%) Xamarin
6 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Boost C++ Libraries

Coverity
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Coverity also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Coverity. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
1 1 (11.11%) JBoss
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 1 (11.11%) SAS
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
1 1 (11.11%) Drupal
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
2 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
2 1 (11.11%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Big Data
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Git (software)
1 7 (77.78%) Jenkins
2 5 (55.56%) Subversion
3 4 (44.44%) Maven
4 1 (11.11%) JIRA
4 1 (11.11%) Selenium
4 1 (11.11%) JUnit
4 1 (11.11%) ClearCase
4 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 1 (11.11%) JDeveloper
4 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
4 1 (11.11%) ClearQuest
4 1 (11.11%) Log4j
4 1 (11.11%) SonarQube
4 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (11.11%) JBehave
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 3 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Software Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) XML
2 5 (55.56%) Web Services
2 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) SOAP
3 4 (44.44%) HTML5
3 4 (44.44%) REST
4 2 (22.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (22.22%) CGI
5 1 (11.11%) LAMP
5 1 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (11.11%) Django
5 1 (11.11%) jQuery
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (11.11%) XSLT
5 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) Open Source
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
3 1 (11.11%) SUSE
3 1 (11.11%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) TDD
2 6 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (66.67%) Scrum
3 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
4 4 (44.44%) MVC
4 4 (44.44%) Kanban
4 4 (44.44%) BDD
4 4 (44.44%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (33.33%) OO
6 2 (22.22%) OOD
6 2 (22.22%) UML
6 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
6 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (11.11%) Black-Box Testing
7 1 (11.11%) DevOps
7 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 1 (11.11%) Coaching
7 1 (11.11%) Digital Content Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) C++
3 2 (22.22%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) Perl
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Objective-C
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby
4 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 1 (11.11%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) NFS
1 1 (11.11%) Firmware
1 1 (11.11%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (11.11%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Xamarin
2 1 (11.11%) Guidewire
2 1 (11.11%) AppDynamics
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) CA
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) Pega